2007 CREATE ConferenceAcademic Language and Content:
A Focus on English Language Learners in the Middle School
Welcome and Overview of CREATE
Dr. David J. Francis
Texas Institute of Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistics
Presented Monday, October 1, 2007
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August, D. & Shanahan, T. (Eds.). (2006). Developing literacy in second-language learners: Report of the National Literacy Panel on language minority children and youth. Mahway, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Executive summary available online: http://www.cal.org/projects/archive/nlpreports/Executive_Summary.pdf
Genesee, F., Lindholm-Leary, K., Saunders, W., & Christian, D. (2006). Educating English language learners. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Executive summary available online: http://crede.berkeley.edu/research/crede/synthesis/llaa/llaa_exsum.html
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. (2000). Report of the National Reading Panel. Teaching children to read: an evidence-based assessment of the scientific research literature on reading and its implications for reading instruction: Reports of the subgroups (NIH Publication No. 00-4754). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Available online at http://www.nationalreadingpanel.org/Publications/publications.htm
Short, D.J., & Fitzsimmons, S. (2007). Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring language and academic literacy for adolescent English language learners – A report to Carnegie Corporation of New York. Washington, DC: Alliance for Excellent Education. Available online at http://www.all4ed.org/files/DoubleWork.pdf
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